Category archives for: Books

Casey Sherman’s Animal Will Be Made Into a Film

Black Klansman screenwriter and producers David Rabinowitz and Charlie Wachtel are teaming with best-selling author Casey Sherman (The Finest Hours) to adapt Sherman’s explosive 2013 true crime novel Animal into a film. The true story tale follows notorious mob hitman-turned-government-witness Joe ‘the Animal’ Barboza, the first man ever placed into the Federal Witness Protection Program. Barboza reportedly […]

Solo Movie Books and Novels Revealed

Lucasfilm has officially announced the book and tie-in novels for Solo: A Star Wars Story (via EW). First up is Last Shot, billed as “A Han and Lando Novel” by Daniel José Older. The book will take place in three distinct periods in the life of the two scoundrels including before the events of Solo: A Star Wars Story, another section […]

Dark Horse to Publish Shaolin Cowboy: Start Trek from Geoff Darrow

This summer, Dark Horse Books will boldly go where they have never gone before when they publish Geof Darrow’s Shaolin Cowboy: Start Trek and bring a classic, hard-to-find masterpiece back into print. Originally published as a seven issue comic book series by Burlyman Entertainment, the story garnered Darrow the Eisner Award in 2006 for Best […]

Sony Acquires the Film Rights to Novel The Great Alone

Sony Pictures has bought the movie rights to the upcoming novel The Great Alone, award-winning author Kristin Hannah‘s followup to her New York Times bestselling book The Nightingale. In The Great Alone, a family decides to move to Alaska, where they will live off the grid, in a desperate bid to find peace, restoration, freedom. But when the darkness of winter […]

Audiobooks Now for Sale on the Google Play Store

Google has added audiobooks to the book section of the Google Play Store. People will be able to preview recorded books in order to assess the narrator’s voice before purchasing. Audiobooks can be shared through family plans. Customers won’t have to subscribe to a monthly service, as audiobooks are sold at what Google calls fair prices. […]

IDW Announces Madman: Quarter Century Shindig Limited Edition Hardcover

Madman, is celebrating its twenty-fifth birthday and IDW Limited plans to releases a special new hardcover limited edition collection hand-curated by series creator and multiple Eisner-winner, Michael Allred! Madman: Quarter Century Shindig is an oversize hardcover collection and the newest release in IDW Limited’s Artist Select series. Madman: Quarter Century Shindig compiles more than 450 pages of […]

All-American Murder: Aaron Hernandez Story Film Rights Have Been Sold

The Mark Gordon Company has announced that the company has acquired the feature film rights to the upcoming book All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez, the Superstar Whose Life Ended on Murderer’s Row, written by New York Times’ bestselling author James Patterson and Alex Abramovich, with Mike Harvkey. Patterson will executive produce. […]

Kristen Wiig Will Star In Apple’s First Comedy Series

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Apple has won a competitive bidding situation to acquire a 10-episode comedy series executive produced by and starring Kristen Wiig (Ghostbusters, Bridesmaids). Inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld’s forthcoming short-story collection You Think It, I’ll Say It, the tech giant’s first foray into scripted half-hour comedy hails from Reese Witherspoon’s production hopuse […]

Michael Wolff’s Book on Trump Rushing to Stores This Friday

The publisher of Michael Wolff’s new book about President Trump, Fire and Fury, is rushing to the public. All formats of Fire and Fury, by Michael Wolff, to Friday, January 5, at 9 a.m. ET, from the current on-sale date of Tuesday, January 9. Booksellers were notified of the decision earlier in the day on Thursday. […]

Duncan Jones Now Starts a Twitter Book Club Around His Late Father’s Favorite Books

It look like there is a David Bowie book club now! Bowie’s son, Duncan Jones, will go through a number of his late father’s favorite works and holds online discussions with whoever is interested in reading along and participating. “My dad was a beast of a reader. One of his true loves was Peter Ackroyd’s […]

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